Political developments under pitt the younger timeline

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1759: Pitt born.

1775: War with America begins.

1780: Pitt elected MP for Appleby, Westmoreland.

1782: War with America ends. Pitt Chancellor of the Exchequer.

1783, February: Pitt resigns with Shelburne.

December: Pitt becomes Prime minister.

1784: March general election gives Pitt a comfortable majority. Commutation Act passed.

1785: Pitt defeated on parliamentary reform and…


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